Mr. Muhammad Jamaluddin is an Independent Director of Pragati Insurance Limited. He was born in a respectable Muslim family of Chittagong on 29 August 1950. He obtained his B. Sc. (Hons.) and M. Sc. degrees in Physics from the University of Dhaka.
Mr. Jamaluddin joined Petrobangla as Geophysicist in June 1975 and started his career as an oil and gas explorer in the country. He retired from Petrobangla in August 2007 as the Managing Director of BAPEX. During his Petrobangla tenure he served as member of different high-level committees.
He served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration & Production Company Ltd., (BAPEX) and Pashchimanchal Gas Company Ltd (PGCL). Currently, he is a Representative Member of the Board of Directors, Bengal Commercial Bank Ltd. He is a member of the Boards of Grameen Shakti, and Ononnyo Construction Ltd and a Trustee of Grameen Telecom Trust. He is also a Member of the Board of Center for Mass Education in Science (CMES), an NGO working in rural Bangladesh for imparting non-formal education and hands-on technical education to the disadvantaged children of the country.
Since his retirement from Petrobangla, Mr. Muhammad Jamaluddin worked as a consultant for different gas-sector projects of Asian Development Bank (ADB), SAARC Energy Center, Islamabad, Gustavson Associates, USA (for implementation of ADB funded project), Keystone Business Support Company Ltd., and IUCN. He travelled to several countries in Europe, Asia and the USA for professional training and education and also as member of government delegation.